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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Himantopus mexicanus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
36–41 cm Family
 (Wingspan ) Length
Mud flats, lagoons, flooded grassland. Range follow link Habitat
 3-5 Eggs, incubation 22-26 days, fledging 28-30 days. Clutch
Small aquatic insects & crustacean. Food  
3088 - TSN: 176726 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Black-necked Stilt Andrew Spencer Lake Meredith Feedlot, Crowley Co., Colorado United States XC13598  

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AKA:- Czech: pisila karibská
Danish: Sortnakket Stylteløber
German: Schwarznacken-Stelzenläufer
English: ae'o, Black-necked Stilt, Black-necked Stilt (Black-necked), Hawaiian stilt
Spanish: Cachiporra, Candelero americano, Cigüeñuela Americana, Cigüeñuela Cuellinegra, cigüeñuela cuellinegro, Cigüeñuela de Cuello Negro, Perrito, Soldadito, Tero real, Viuda, Zancudo
Spanish (Argentine): Tero real
Spanish (Chile): Perrito
Spanish (Colombia): Cigüeñuela Americana
Spanish (Costa Rica): cigüeñuela cuellinegro
Spanish (Cuba): Cachiporra
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Viuda, Zancudo
Spanish (Honduras): Soldadito
Spanish (Mexico): Candelero americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Cigüeñuela Cuellinegra
Spanish (Paraguay): Tero real
Spanish (Uruguay): Tero real
Estonian: mustpea-karkjalg
Finnish: Amerikanpitkäjalka
French: Échasse d'Amérique
Guadeloupean Creole French: Gibier la mort
Guarani: Tetéu jagua
Haitian Creole French: Pèt-pèt
Italian: Cavaliere nordamericano
Japanese: kuroeriseitakashigi
Japanese: クロエリセイタカシギ
Latin: Himantopus himantopus mexicanus, Himantopus mexicanus, Himantopus mexicanus americanus, Himantopus mexicanus mexicanus, Himentopus mexicanus mexicanus
Lithuanian: Amerikinis kūjokas
Dutch: Amerikaanse Steltkluut
Norwegian: Svartkronestylteløper
Polish: szczudlak bialobrewy, Szczudłak białobrewy
Portuguese: Pernilongo, pernilongo-de-costas-brancas, pernilongo-de-costas-negras
Portuguese (Brazil): Pernilongo, pernilongo-de-costas-brancas, pernilongo-de-costas-negras
Russian: Американский ходулочник
Slovak: Éišila čiernokrká, šišila ciernokrká, šišila čiernokrká
Swedish: Amerikansk styltlöpare
Chinese: 黑颈长脚鹬

Range:- Central America, South America, USA, Canada The Caribbean and West IndiesBermuda, Galapagos.


Himantopus mexicanus
Himantopus mexicanus americanus
Himantopus mexicanus knudseni
Himantopus mexicanus melanurus
White-backed Stilt

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